In this photo released by the semi-official Iranian Fars News Agency, Iranian President Ahmadinejad speaks to a public gathering in the city of Kerman, about 625 miles (1040 kilometers) southeast of the capital Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, May 26, 2010. (AP Photo/Fars News Agency, Hamed Malekpour) (AP Photo/Fars News Agency, Hamed Malekpour)
May 26, 2010 5:26:05 AM PDT
By ALI AKBAR DAREINI, Associated Press Writer
KERMAN, Iran - May 26, 2010 --
Iran's president on Wednesday urged Barack Obama to accept a nuclear fuel swap deal, warning the U.S. leader will miss a historic opportunity for improved cooperation from Tehran if the offer is rejected.